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DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Alec Talin, Sandia National Laboratories

Caption: Sandia National Laboratories' Alec Talin inspects a silicon chip coated with a thin oxide layer, an array of platinum electrodes and a MOF film. Optical absorption and interference in the MOF and silicon-dioxide layers give rise to the deep blue color.

Credit: Dino Vournas, Sandia National Laboratories

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